Hello, how are you doing

could you please help me with this question.

Write the function whose graph is the graph of y=x^3 but is

1- Reflected about the x axis

2 reflected about the y axis

thank you

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- Feb 13th 2007, 07:33 AM #1

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- Feb 13th 2007, 07:51 AM #2

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1. If you reflect a graph in the x-axis then you are simply taking whatever answer you get for y, and turning it to -y.

So y(x)=x³ becomes

-y(x)=x³ => y(x) = -(x³)

2. Reflecting a graph in the y-axis swaps around the values of x with the values of -x. So y(-x) = x³ => y(x) = (-x)³

In this case both of the answers are the same.